Turnin' Me On (Nina Sky song)

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"Turnin' Me On"
Turnin' Me On single cover.jpg
Single by Nina Sky
from the album Nina Sky
Released November 30, 2004[1]
Format
Recorded 2003–04
Genre
Length 3:32
Label
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Cipha Sounds
  • Disco D
  • Supa Dups
  • M. "Khan" Chin
Nina Sky singles chronology
"Oye Mi Canto"
(2004)
"Turnin' Me On"
(2004)
"Play That Song"
(2005)

"Turnin' Me On" is the second single from duo Nina Sky's debut album. It was written by Nicole Albino, Natalie Albino, David Shayman (Disco D), Cipha Sounds and Dwayne Chin-Quee (Supa Dups). The song uses Black Chiney's Kopa riddim. "Turnin' Me On" reached number five on US Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart. Single was released on 30 November 2004 for digital download and CD. It was released as the second and final single from their self-titled debut album. It was a minor hit in France and United States, failing to peak on US Billboard Hot 100. "Turnin' Me On" served as the final release by Nina Sky through Universal Records, before label got defunct in 2005 and duo moved to Polo Grounds Music.

Background and recording[edit]

It was written by Nicole and Natalie Albino, David Shayman, Luis Diaz and Dwayne Chin-Quee and produced by Disco D, Cipha Sounds, Supa Dups and M. "Khan" Chin. It was recorded between 2003 and 2004 in various studios located in New York City and Miami. Majority of the track was worked with Black Chiney and recorded in their studios in Miami. "Turnin' Me On" speaks about a girl who gets attracted to a boy.

Recording locations[edit]

New York City[edit]

Miami[edit]

Commercial performance[edit]

"Turnin' Me On" was moderate success and didn't repeat the success of "Move Ya Body", failing to enter US Billboard Hot 100. It peaked at number five on US Bubbling Under Hot 100. It was also a minor top 40 hit in France, where it peaked at number forty. It also peaked at number seventy-four on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and number thirty-three on US Billboard Rhythmic Top 40. It failed to chart anywhere but France and United States and charted between 2004 and 2007.

Track listing[edit]

Promo CD single
  1. "Turnin' Me On" (Album version)
  2. "Turnin' Me On" (Cipha Sounds mix)
  3. "Turnin' Me On" (Black Chiney reggae remix)
  4. "Turnin' Me On" (Instrumental version)
  5. "Call Out Hook"
CD single
  1. "Turnin' Me On" (Full Phatt Remix)
  2. "Turnin' Me On" (Album version)
Vinyl 12"
A-side
  1. "Turnin' Me On" (Cipha Sounds radio edit)
  2. "Turnin' Me On" (Radio edit)
B-side
  1. "Turnin' Me On" (Black Chiney reggae radio edit)
  2. "Turnin' Me On" (Instrumental)
Vinyl 7"
  1. "Turnin' Me On" (45' mix)
  2. "Turnin' Me On" (Dancehall mix) (featuring Baby Cham)
2007 Jamaica edition
  1. "Turnin' Me On" (Radio mix)
  2. "Turnin' Me On" (Dancehall mix)

Remixes[edit]

Three remixes were released for the song.

Charts[edit]

Charts (2004–07) Peak
position
French Singles Chart 40
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 5
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 74
US Rhythmic Top 40 33

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result
2004 Vibe Award Vibe Next Award Nominated
2006 Soul Train Music Award Best R&B/Soul Single, Group, Band or Duo Nominated

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Europe November 30, 2004 Universal [4]
United States
[5]
Jamaica 2007 7" Black Chiney [6]

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